Re: American vs. non-American
I saw a show on The Military Channel, a countdown of the top 10 battle rifles of all time. The M16/AR platform came in second, but the AK came in a hands down first place. What other rifle can you put a handful of sand in the open action...work it a time or two..and the darn thing shoots?!
I personally went with the AR platform, I like the modular nature of the design.. and the "cool factor" slightly influenced me too.
My only thought is....as long as it is built in the USA, who cares where the design is from. As long as American workers are getting paid for building the componants and assembly it is then an American rifle.
"Guns don't kill people, husbands that come home early do"- Larry the Cable Guy
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